Bob Mitchell

Mr Richard Charles Mitchell

Rush ID: 9285

Details

Born:
22 August 1927
Died:
18 September 2003
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
School teacher
Election occupation:
School head teacher
Parentage:
Charles Mitchell
Notes:
Obituary in The Guardian, 25/09/2003.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
PPS
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
9285
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q4933426
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. MITCHELL, Bob (1927-2003)

Constituencies

  1. Southampton Itchen

    Party: SDP
    Year of election: 1981*
    Date of election: 5 October 1981
    Nature of election: Change of party
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1983
    Date of exit: 9 June 1983
    Party: SDP
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Southampton Itchen

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1971*
    Date of election: 27 May 1971
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1981*
    Date of exit: 5 October 1981
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  3. Southampton Test

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1966
    Date of election: 31 March 1966
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1970
    Date of exit: 18 June 1970
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Southampton Itchen

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1987
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: SDP
    Notes:
  2. Southampton Test

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1964
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  3. New Forest

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1959
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1974-1976

    to Shirley Williams, as Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection

  2. PPS 1967-1968

    to Patrick Gordon Walker, as Secretary of State for Education

Higher education

  1. University of Southampton

    Attended -1951

    Degree BSc Economics

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Taunton's Grammar School, Southampton

    Years: 1

  2. Godalming Grammar School

    Years: 2

Marriages

  1. Gregory, Doreen Lilian

    Year: 1950

    Notes: 2 adopted children

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

    1966-1981

  2. Social Democratic Party member

    1981-

Local governments

  1. Southampton Borough Council

    member

    1955-1967

Trade unions

  1. National Union of Teachers member

  2. National Union of General and Municipal Workers member